Multicenter validation of a new quality of life measure in pediatric lupus
Health Status Indicators
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
Quality of Life
SMILEY is a brief, easily understood, valid, and reliable pediatric SLE-specific QOL scale. Because SMILEY assesses children's self-perception of QOL as impacted by SLE, we predict that it will have great utility in clinical practice, clinical trials, and outcomes research.